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FEMA’s New Guideline Explains How to Assess Exterior Glazing for Wind Vulnerabilities

As increasingly powerful hurricanes continue to make landfall in the U.S., resulting in extensive wind damage to critical facilities, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has developed FEMA P-2062: Guidelines for Wind Vulnerability Assessments of Existing Critical Facilities. The document … Continue reading

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Resilient Building Efforts Prompt FEMA Strategy

As the nation sees an increase of natural disasters leaving the communities in their paths’ with billions-of-dollars’ worth of damage, several organizations are making an effort to reduce these costs through resilient building tactics. Composed of federal, state, local, tribal … Continue reading

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What FEMA Says About Glass Behavior During an Earthquake

Southern California was rocked by two earthquakes during the holiday weekend, leaving many to assess how prepared other highly populated areas of the state are for a major earthquake. While many building codes and guides focus on the structure of … Continue reading

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